Christmas Gift Guide 2020 | The Ultimate Children’s Gifts Edit

If you are looking for children’s gifts this Christmas that will be warmly received, we have you covered. Keep reading below for lovely gift ideas for babies, toddlers and children of various ages. Don’t forget to bookmark this page for further updates!

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Plum Boathouse

Make outdoor play fun with this adorable Boathouse from Plum. The Plum® Boathouse Wooden Playhouse allows little ones to jump onboard and sail away to whatever island their imagination takes them. It allows them to enjoy the great outdoors and embrace the weather rain or shine. The Boathouse playhouse is crafted to perfection and comes in a lush teal colour, meaning it will look ship-shape in any garden. The boathouse platform allows children to climb the three-step ladder to start their adventure on deck. To go overboard they can use the 1.2m slide to return to land.

An apex roof adds a beautiful and traditional feel to the Boathouse, encouraging your child’s imagination to run wild. Whether it is sailing the seven seas or relaxing or in their own hideaway, it is a stunning boathouse that provides years of fun. The Plum Wooden Boathouse in Teal costs £499.99 from PlumPlay.co.uk

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Aveeno Mum & Baby Gift Set

With Winter bringing cold and dark nights, help your little one settle into a bedtime routine with the AVEENO® Mum & Baby giftset. Care for delicate skin this winter with the AVEENO® Baby Daily Care Hair & Body Wash and follow with a mum & baby massage with our daily moisturising lotions. This is the perfect skincare bundle for you & your baby over the colder months! Can be found in all leading Boots and Ocado stores, (ad) RRP £20.

Taf Toys Hunny Bunny Stacker

This wonderfully colourful stacker is the perfect toy for little ones 9 months+, with captivating stacker rings that are beautifully designed with bold patterns and block colours. The handles on the rings are very easy to grab and play with, whilst the base ring contains swirling beads to excite your child whilst they play. This fascinating toy is accompanied by a friendly bunny character, which can develop baby’s emotional intelligence, motor skills and cognitive development.

This toy is perfect for teaching sorting skills, allowing little ones to differentiate between colours and sizes by learning problem solving skills, and ideal for engaging your baby’s mind. Available from Jojo Maman Bebe . For further information visit Taf Toys Hunny Bunny Stacker

Halilit My First Baby Band

Shake, rattle and roll with My First Baby Band (RRP £14.99)! Excite your baby’s senses with colourful and high-quality musical toys, including a maraca, fun textured rattle, egg shaker, cage bell and tube shaker. Perfect for little hands to hold and shake, this set is great for an early introduction to making music. The instruments included help to strengthen baby’s motor skills, as well as enhancing their creativity, self-expression, listening and communication skills.

This collection of best-selling shakers, rattles and bells is suitable for ages 6 months +, encouraging little ones to explore the creativity of making music, whilst parents will love the robust nature and gentle sounds Halilit instruments produce. Available from Amazon. For further information visit Halilit My First Baby Band.

One Hundred Steps: The Story of Captain Sir Tom Moore

This fantastic book tells the inspirational story of the man who walked 100 laps of his garden during the pandemic and captured the heart of a nation in unprecedented times. Beautifully illustrated by Adam Larkum for young readers to enjoy over the festive season.

One Hundred Steps is a heart-warming story about adventure, family and never giving up, exemplified by Captain Tom as he takes us through key moments in his incredible life! From his early childhood, through to his service in World War Two, his huge Guinness World Record breaking achievement of raising the largest sum ever for an individual charity walk (over £39 million) and his subsequent Knighthood. Full of positive messages, it’s the perfect story for parents and grandparents to give children hope this Christmas. Available from all good bookstores now.

Childs Farm Wash Bags

These cute little bags contain Childs Farm’s organic bubble bath to clean and moisturise all skin types, and cleansing and nourishing hair and body wash, to leave hair shiny and tangle free – a great addition to your little one’s bath time routine this Christmas. These wash bags also make the perfect accessory for little ones. They can store their favourite things in it, take it to sleepovers, or even use it as their favourite new pencil case in school! Available from www.childsfarm.com

Plum’s 8ft Space Zone II Trampoline

Plum’s 8ft Space Zone II Trampoline is the must have active toy this Christmas. The Space Zone II was made famous by Buster the boxer dog in the John Lewis Christmas advert from a few years ago. The 8ft trampoline has plenty of space for every skill level, from aspiring gymnasts to mums and dads who want to attempt a front flip for the first time.

Plum’s Space Zone II now includes the latest Spring safe technology, with a unique jumping mat that fits to the enclosure entirely, giving complete protection from the springs and frame parts. The Plum Play 8ft Space Zone II Trampoline costs £179.99 from PlumPlay.co.uk

Immotion Group, the UK-based immersive entertainment group is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new ‘in-home’ product, the ‘Let’s Explore Oceans’ Mega Pack. The new offering comes as a complete boxed solution, including VR Goggles, carry case, holographic cube, hardback colour fact book, plus ten VR movies and four Augmented Reality (AR) experiences.

The boxed product will be available both online at letsexplore.com where it will include free UK next day delivery, and through selected partner locations. Utilising already-filmed VR experiences the Company has been able to use assets previously used exclusively for its motion platform partner locations in this new ‘in-home’ offering. VR experiences such as Swimming with Humpbacks, Shark Dive and Mermaid’s Quest can now be viewed in the comfort of people’s homes.

Additional experiences have been added including the brand new ‘Oceanscape’ offering; an underwater adventure where the user can immerse themselves in the depths of the ocean, as if they were actually there. The interactive button on the VR goggles allows the user to take photos of their adventure which are automatically saved to the smartphone photo album.

Everything is driven from the new ‘Let’s Explore’ holographic cube allowing users to simply gaze at the cube to trigger different experiences and movies. Available online at letsexplore.com

Stargazer PJ Set

This gorgeous galactical pj’s set would be the perfect gift for teens. The flattering navy blue and pink design is perfect for the festive season and beyond. Priced at £16.00 they are super cosy and durable. Perfect as a stocking filler or main gift idea. Available online now from: www.neon-sheep.com

For more than 50 years, the clumsy Great Dane Scooby-Doo and the four teen detectives of Mystery Inc. have been delighting an audience of millions. Now the timeless and popular animation series SCOOBY-DOO! is celebrating its premiere in PLAYMOBIL: Scooby, Shaggy & Co. appear for the first time from May 2020 as playsets from the beloved German toy manufacturer.

 

PLAYMOBIL has released its version of the iconic Mystery Machine from the hugely popular Scooby-Doo franchise. The Mystery Inc vehicle includes Fred, Daphne and Velma ready to unmask even the scariest of ghouls. In the back of the vehicle is a ghost card reader, which can be used to identify ghosts from the ghost cards that come with each Scooby-doo set. What team would be complete without the worlds most famous crime-fighting dog Scooby-Doo and his best pal Shaggy who come in their own great set which includes a ghost to un-mask!

To find out more about the range please visit: www.playmobil.co.uk

Paws for Thought this Christmas


Christmas is the perfect time to treat yourself and your mini-me to a matching outfit and with 20% of the proceeds from every purchase going directly to GOSH, the Paws for Thought collection is a gift that keeps on giving. What could be better than a present that will not only feel good to give but will do good too by helping the hundreds of seriously ill children who arrive at the hospital every day and help GOSH to maintain its position as the UK’s largest dedicated funder of child health research.

Whatever the age of the recipients, the collection is available to buy as a Newborn Bundle, featuring two adult T-Shirts and one babygrow, as a Family Bundle featuring an adult T-Shirt, Toddler T-Shirt and a babygrow or as individual pieces. YouTube sensations The Grimwade Family proved that the collection really is perfect for the whole family and encouraged their loyal followers to join them in supporting “the great work that takes place at Great Ormond Street Hospital”. Crafted from 100% cotton, the T-Shirts and babygrows will feel soft on delicate skin and the fact they’re machine washable makes them perfect for a young family.

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